Veteran IAS Officer Subramanian Passes Away At 79

Veteran IAS Officer Subramanian Passes Away At 79

Thirumanilaiyur Sitapati Ramana Subramanian, the ex cabinet secretary of the Republic of India, whose determination and struggle led to a milestone Supreme Court verdict saving bureaucrats from the political snooping, expired on February 26, 2018. He was just a year behind 80.

Veteran IAS Officer Subramanian Passes Away At 79

Subramanian, batch 1961 IAS officer of UP cadre, made frequent presence on TV debates. He was well-known for his raucous speaking power on subjects concerning bureaucracy.

He serviced in several positions in the Uttar Pradesh cadre and under central government.

Mr. Subramanian, the Cabinet Secretary has served under 3 PMs—Mr. A B Vajpayee, H Deve Gowda, and I K Gujral.

He served as Cabinet Secretary from August, 1996 to March, 1998.

He was among the group of ex bureaucrats who pleaded a PIL in Supreme Court asking for procedures to safeguard the bureaucracy from meddling of politics.

The Supreme Court, against this PIL, ordered to form a CSB with high-ranked serving officers to agree on transferring officials of IAS, IFS and IPS.

Even after his retirement in the year 1998, he stayed very active for the cause of bureaucrats.

He also worked with the committees of the center on several subjects, which includes the recent education program.

He even headed a squad by PM, Modi to control the network of the post office throughout India to add to the function of Indian Posts in commercial enclosure.

Subramanian also wrote 3 books on the subjects of Indian sovereignty and administration.

The IAS organization expressed their sadness over the news and gave their sincere condolence to his family. The Association wished Subramanian’s teachings and opinions will guide them further.

PM Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman and several Union ministers, including Jitendra Singh, ex-President Pranab Mukherjee and several bureaucrats expressed their sincere condolence over Twitter in regard to Subramanian’s demise.

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